In West Fresno, a city with many low-income residents, the local school was lacking a gymnasium. Through a partnership between the New Millennium Institute for Education and the West Fresno Boys and Girls Club, students participate in physical education in the Boys and Girl's Club gym to keep them active. Another outcome is increased youth participation and sense of pride in the Boys and Girls Club after-school programs. Below are video success stories capturing the West Fresno joint use agreement, available in both English and Spanish.




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